Six farm laborers abducted in Batticaloa
[TamilNet, Saturday, 18 March 2006, 13:17 GMT]
Six workers harvesting paddy in Akkuranai in Batticaloa district were abducted by paramilitary cadres belonging to Karuna group from the Welikande and Thivuchenai area 12 March, Political Section of the Batticaloa LTTE office said in a press release issued Saturday.
The details of the abductees, registered with the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM), follow:
- Sellathamby Kangeswaran, 14, Miniminithaveli
- Sivalingam Vaneswaran, 17, Miniminithaveli
- Sellathurai Rameswaran, 21, Mullivettuvan
- Sinniah Rameswaran, 18, Akkuranai
- Kumariyan Illaiyarajah, 22, Akkuranai
- Sellathamby Thangarajah, 16, Akkuranai
"The abductions and threats are causing fear among the Tamil people and are creating conditions for breakout of an all out war. We strongly condemn the serious violations to the Cease Fire Agreement," the release said.